Charles W. Collier is the author of Wealth in Families and former senior philanthropic advisor to Harvard University.


The Practices of Effective Families

Posted on September 11, 2019 by Charles W. Collier

Long-time and legendary Harvard fundraiser - and founding NCFP Board member - Charles Collier suggests six essential questions about family wealth and seven practices of successful families in this brief synopsis of his classic book, Wealth in Families. … Read More

The Practices of Effective Families

Posted on January 12, 2006 by Charles W. Collier

In this interactive session, Charles W. Collier, the senior philanthropic advisor at Harvard University, explored and discussed seven practices of effective families through the lens of family systems theory. He also provided fresh insights on developing the four basic components that comprise true family wealth: human, intellectual, social, and financial capital… Read More